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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Behavior of Feedlot Cattle in a Commerical Yard

Authors
item Mcglone, John - TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
item Blackshaw, J - UNIV OF QUEENSLAND
item Blackshaw, A - UNIV OF QUEENSLAND
item Sarignac, C - TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
item Fullwood, S - TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
item Heup, M - TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
item Morrow, Julie
item Dailey, Jeffery

Submitted to: Experiment Station Bulletins
Publication Type: Experiment Station
Publication Acceptance Date: July 31, 1996
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: A total of 1,202 steers in 8 pens were observed for 24 h in July to quantify their behavior. Cattle fed mostly in the am and did not feed after sundown. Most morning activities was feeding behavior and evening activities were primarily social and aggressive behaviors. Buller behavior increased in the evening. The rate of bulling was 7 fold higher in the bulling pen than other pens.

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